Col:Curculionidae
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Orchestes alni (Linnaeus, 1758)
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dorsal view
ventral view
lateral view

 

Food Plant: Ulmus procera (Elm)

Mine: Early Summer

Pupa: In a spherical cocoon inside the leaf

Notes: A blotch is formed at the leaf tip from an initial corridor, which runs from the midrib (Formerly called Rhynchaenus alni). The larva, prior to pupation, is shown in dorsal, ventral and lateral view (top to bottom photo).

Data: 17.v.2009, ex mine 11.v.2009, Woods Mill, Henfield, W.Sussex, VC13

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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